Place:


Llanfyllin  Montgomeryshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Llanfyllin like this:

Llanfyllin.-- parl. bor., market town, and par. with ry. sta., Montgomeryshire, in N. of co., on river Cain, 14 miles SW. of Oswestry - par., 7923 ac., pop. 1774; bor., 377 ac., pop. 1080; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday. Llanfyllin is an ancient chartered incorporation, and is prettily situated. Brewing, malting, and tanning are the chief employments. Llanfyllin is one of the Montgomery District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returns 1 member.

Llanfyllin through time

Llanfyllin is now part of Powys district. Click here for graphs and data of how Powys has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llanfyllin itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanfyllin, in Powys and Montgomeryshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/821

Date accessed: 22nd October 2017


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